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UNM Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center

MSC 09 5100
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: (505) 272-2311

Distance Services

Resource Access/Delivery

Borrowing Privileges

People who are not affiliated with the University of New Mexico can obtain borrowing privileges to check out books, journals and audiovisual materials from HSLIC's collection for a modest fee. Call (505) 272-2311 for more information. Borrowing privileges are available to:

  • Health professionals licensed in New Mexico
  • Biomedical researchers located in New Mexico
  • Corporations located in New Mexico

Access to Online Databases and E-Books

HSLIC's computers, journals, books and databases are available for public use within the library. From any location, the public can access selected databases and online resources.

Consumer Health Information Resources for New Mexico Public Libraries

Consumer health information resources are listed to help New Mexico public librarians answer health and medical questions. Topics include general resources, senior health, drugs/medications/supplements, Spanish-language resources, Native American health, where to refer your customers and funding opportunities.

Journal Article Delivery

Through HSLIC's Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan service, we will locate and deliver articles and book chapters from health care materials. First-time users must create an ILLiad account. This fee-based service is available to all New Mexico residents.

Medical Literature Searches

Medical literature searches (fee-based) and reference assistance are available to all New Mexico residents. In this type of search, you can obtain information on a particular health-related question.